also mentioned that the relatives of Sri S.Sankaraiah are non vegetar-
ians. As such the Primary characteristic of blowing "SHANKU" when the
people of lower state of communities die was in practice by the Fore-
fathers and fathers of Sri S.Sankaraiah and they are all non-Vegetarians
unlike JANGAMS who are purely Vegetarians are fulfilled, though the com-
munity of Sri S.Sankaraiah and his relatives were recorded as "JANGAM"
in their records.
It is presumed that in the absence of benefit generally troph tend to
claim the upper caste. Hence only after "BEDAJANGAM" was declared to
be included in S.C.community only with effect from 15-12-77 vide
G.O.ms.No.836, dt.15.12.77 Sri S.Sankaraiah had applied and obtained
the "BEDAJANGAM* Community certificate to enjoy the benefits extended
In view of the above the scrutiny committee came to a conclusion
that the caste of Sri S.Sankaraiah, Senior Assistant, D.C.T.O.'s Office,
Punganur is "BEDAJANGAM" S.C. community.
In view of the above findings of the Chairman of the District scrutinyv
committee and in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 5(1 ) of
a.R (SC/ST/BCs) Regulation of issue of Community certificates Act, 167
1993. The Scheduled Castes Certificate (BEDAJANGAM) issued by the
then Revenue Divisional Officer, Chittoor in his reference D.Dis. 249/87,
dated 28.1.87 in favour of Sri S.Sankaraiah, S/o Serivella Subbaiah,
native place of Yenamalapalern Hamlet of Thirumandyam of Vadamalpet
mandai and also working as Senior Assistant, Dy. Commercial Tax Offic-
er's Office, Punganur is hereby CONFIRMED.
DISTRICT REVENUE OFFICER